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sentimentality

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsentimentalitysen‧ti‧men‧tal‧i‧ty /ˌsentəmenˈtæləti/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 EMOTIONALthe quality of being sentimental
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sentimentalityThe film is flawed by moments of melodrama and sentimentality.Nevertheless, I recognise this as sentimentality.In pure comedy, emotion, especially sentimentality, is avoided.And his win-at-all-costs upbringing in Texas politics left no room for sentimentality.Poor dear little Maman, how honorable was her sentimentality.He has no sentimentality about firing unproductive employees, even those who have worked for the company for years.There was no sentimentality about these cottages.What they've said about his music: There's a degree of sentimentality in his songs.But his lack of sentimentality makes his films seem difficult and harsh and he has yet to have a commercial success.They treat the baby as an organic shape, without any trace of sentimentality.He talked about his homeland with all the sentimentality of an expatriate.
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